GM announced the production site for the new Cadillac LYRIQ Tuesday morning and said it will invest $2 billion into the Tennessee plant.
A few businesses on Belmont Boulevard say they’re closing their doors this week, as surrounding roads are blocked off for the upcoming presidential debate on campus this Thursday.
Updated Wednesday to include link to application. Tennessee has deposited nearly $200 million into the accounts of small businesses. But the state still has more stimulus money, so it’s broadening the program and focusing more on diversity.
The COVID-19 pandemic is pushing many Davidson county residents to rely on unemployment benefits to get by. A WPLN News analysis shows young and Black workers disproportionately need financial assistance.
A 2016 federal report found data centers account for nearly 2% of the entire country’s energy usage. But the company says this will be among the most technologically advanced of its 17 centers worldwide, using more renewable energy and far less water.
The Nashville Symphony is canceling its upcoming season and furloughing staff and musicians after a tough year caused by the coronavirus. The move will suspend concerts and event activity until July 31, 2021, and furlough 79 musicians at the start of this July.
Nashville musicians may soon be able to work from home without violating the law. The Metro Council is considering a bill that would regulate people operating a small business out of their homes, including recording studios that have technically been operating in violation of the law for years.
More than 350 layoffs at Nashville hotels have been announced so far this week, adding to a long list of cuts for the now-struggling tourism industry.
The number of Tennesseans who are receiving unemployment from the state has ballooned over the past two months, up to nearly 320,000 people. But there are still tens of thousands more who are waiting for the state to give them an answer.
Tennessee’s unemployment rate is the worst it’s been in a generation, and reflects the most sudden loss of jobs on record, state officials say. The April unemployment rate was 14.7%, which matches the national figure.